Friday, 28 October 2011

Cereza

Today's word is: 'cereza' = cherry.

In Spanish, the word 'cereza' is a feminine noun of Latin/ Greek origin, the meaning of which is cherry (the fruit of the cherry tree - 'cerezo' in Spanish).

The noun 'cereza' can be also used to refer to a colour (a dark red colour).

In some parts of Latin America, the noun 'cereza' is also used to refer to a coffee bean.

Note.- The English expression "cherry picking" should only be translated into Spanish with one meaning: "picking cherries".

 An example of the use of the word 'cereza' is:
  • ¿No te gustan las cerezas? (Do you not like cherries?)

Love-Spanish.com loves the word 'cereza' in the YouTube clip in which the group En Cantadoras sing: Boquita de Cereza
 
For more on the word 'cereza', visit: Wordreference.com/es/en/ Cereza
 
*NB 'Click' on the speaker icon next to the word “cereza” in the link to hear the word pronounced.

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